The Martini – Shaken or Stirred?

From The Art of Manliness we learn about a few drinks that every gentleman should know by name. It’s a lot more sophisticated to the ladies you’re trying to impress than ordering another Duff Light Draw.

As the directions indicate below, this Martini is properly stirred, not shaken as James Bond would order. The Straight Dope has an excellent explanation of why Bond ordered his Martini the way he did.

Swimming Pool

The Swimming Pool is a great way to cool off as the hot days of summer finally make their way towards us. This recipe with a splash is a top pick at Barmano.